9th Circ. Leaves Yahoo Atty Fee Award Alone in Coverage Dispute


Law360 (June 23, 2021, 10:37 p.m. EDT) – The Ninth Circuit left Yahoo Inc.’s jury prize of more than $ 600,000 in attorney fees intact after an AIG affiliate accused the giant of technology not to present the correct recoverable amount, the panel finding that Yahoo was sharing adequate billing records.

A panel of three judges unanimously decided that it would not “disrupt” the jury award that Yahoo received after hearing the challenge from the National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., Over the fees for the jury. ‘lawyer. The insurer had argued that Yahoo pooled all legal fees, including those that are not recoverable.

“Yahoo presented detailed billing records and appointed their general partner …

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